Jacobs Senior Project Manager Interior Design (Buildings) in Dallas, Texas

Senior Project Manager Interior Design (Buildings)


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

As a Senior Project Manager for Interiors, candidate would be responsible for managing projects for interior environments that enhance organizational performance and achieve the client’s business objectives utilizing best practices. Additionally, candidate would work closely with the design team to develop innovative interior architectural design concepts which are practical, aesthetic, safe, and conducive to intended purpose and function, reflect client goals and are within project budget and schedule.

  • Responsible for deploying resources to ensure that the work process flows smoothly, acting as the primary liaison between the team and the client

  • Implement one or more projects through management of project teams

  • Work with the Project Designer and Project Architect to provide leadership to the team and client

  • Develop and monitor the project work plan, project schedule, fees, contracts, billings and collections

  • Negotiate fees and contracts

  • Manage scheduling, budgets, staffing, project set up with sub-consultants, vendors and contractors

  • Track financial performance of projects

  • Shape, develop and champion client relationships, existing and new

  • Work closely with Design Principals and SME’s across the globe to advocate an inter-disciplinary design approach and philosophy; promote integrated design approach across firm

  • Champion design excellence through quality of deliverables

  • Interacts with all levels of management internally and with external personnel and client. Leads and participates in the pursuit of new client relationships and projects

  • Leads or participates in the pursuit of new client relationships and projects, selling the company’s ability to produce and manage interior design projects

  • Directed by the Discipline Director for Interiors, work is performed under consultative direction toward long-range goals and objectives; has decision making authority on major issues, differing to a Discipline Director and the National Practice Director



7 years of applicable professional experience including proven track record of managing the design process of corporate / commercial interiors required


Bachelors or higher level degree from an accredited school of Interior Design or Architecture required


Knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD and 3D visualization tools required


Extensive knowledge of architectural and interiors principles/practices


Excellent communication and people management skills


Strong project work planning capabilities with the ability to mentor team members while offering guidance and leadership


Knowledge of pertinent building and accessibility codes


Self-starters with strong verbal and written communication skills


Interior Design certification and LEED accreditation preferred


Insight to local real estate market preferred

  • Qualified candidates need to provide work samples or a portfolio as part of their overall application.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Texas-Dallas

Req ID: BIA00054J

© 2011 Jacobs. All rights reserved.